The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2001 covers the history of every player, every team, and every season from 1902 through 2001, with detailed statistics and text summaries, as well as full coverage of this year's exciting pennant race. -Which team became the first in history to come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the World Series?-Who was the only player to hit a pinch-hit World Series homerun?-Who became the first to manage five straight pennant winners, and in what year did he do it? -What 1970s team won a pennant with only one player hitting more than twenty homers, no player driving in eighty runs, no player stealing even ten bases, no player hitting .300, and one pitcher winning more than fifteen games? The answers to these and thousands of other baseball questions can be found in this fully up-to-date, fact-filled reference book.
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